Last week, numerous long-time loyal employees at St. Xavier University were told they were fired immediately and were then escorted to their cars by armed guards.
It seems that the college is having severe financial problems. The formerly great institution which has developed highly recognized education and nursing programs, has also developed a dependency on government aide programs, which are being phased out. Previous administrations spent all the money as if this day would never come and neglected to create reserves.
As an aside, the good Sisters of Mercy are long gone and the makeup of the current Board of Trustees is secular.